LHCQF, Orion Launch Louisiana HIE | Healthcare Informatics Magazine | Health IT | Information Technology Skip to content Skip to navigation

LHCQF, Orion Launch Louisiana HIE

November 4, 2011
by root
| Reprints

Orion Health, a health information exchange (HIE) and healthcare integration software provider based out of Santa Monica, Calif. and the Louisiana Health Care Quality Forum (LHCQF) launched LaHIE, Louisiana’s statewide HIE.

LaHIE, an initiative of the Louisiana Health Care Quality Forum, is currently being piloted in the Acadiana region and is the mechanism that will allow for the exchange of health information among authorized providers and across Louisiana’s healthcare system to help improve patient safety, quality of care and health outcomes. Orion Health is the primary technology provider for LaHIE, which is being deployed using Orion Health HIE, a health information exchange software.

LHCQF, a private, not-for-profit organization, dedicated to advancing evidence-based, collaborative initiatives in Louisiana, announced launch and demonstrate LaHIE with Orion Health at the Louisiana Chapter of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (LaHIMSS) 2011 state conference.

Entitled “Harmony in Healthcare,” the conference will feature national and state speakers from organizations such as the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals, Louisiana Public Health Institute, LSU Health Sciences Center, Franciscan Health and Wellness Services, and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana. Topics to be highlighted include Meaningful Use, Heath Information Exchange, Healthcare Reform, ICD 10/HIPAA 5010 and Community Health Initiatives.

Get the latest information on Health IT and attend other valuable sessions at this two-day Summit providing healthcare leaders with educational content, insightful debate and dialogue on the future of healthcare and technology.

Learn More



MGMA: Physician Compensation Data Illustrates Nationwide PCP Shortage

Primary care physicians’ compensation rose by more than 10 percent over the past five years, representing an increase which is nearly double that of specialty physicians’ compensation over the same period, according to the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA).

Circulation, Buoy Health Collaborate on Integrated Platform for Patient Transportation

Boston-based startup Circulation Health, a ride-ordering exchange that coordinates medical transportation logistics using Lyft and other transportation partners, is partnering with Buoy Health, also based in Boston, to integrate their platforms to provide patients with an end-to-end healthcare experience.

HITRUST Provides NIST Cybersecurity Framework Certification

The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST), security and privacy standards development and accreditation organization, announced this week a certification program for the National Institute of Standards and Technology's (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework (Framework).

Report: Interoperability in NHS England Faces Similar Barriers as U.S. Healthcare

Electronic patient record interoperability in NHS England is benefiting patient care, but interoperability efforts are facing barriers, including limited data sharing and cumbersome processes falling outside of the clinician workflow, according to a KLAS Research report.

Geisinger National Precision Health Hires Illumina Exec to Lead Business Development

Integrated health system Geisinger has hired a high-profile genetic counselor to head up business development for Geisinger National Precision Health, which was created to extend the Geisinger model on the national scene.

$30M VC Fund Launched to Spur Innovation in Cardiovascular Care

The American Heart Association, together with Philips and UPMC, has announced the launch of Cardeation Capital, a $30 million collaborative venture capital fund designed to spur healthcare innovation in heart disease and stroke care.